Invest in tourism

Dear Editor – Tourism must be seriously looked into by a new government. This country has a real future in that industry. I therefore would like to give this short note about tourism for our leaders and people. We the rural people will benefit from nothing but tourism. I must say we have seen the…

Earn your living, stop depending

Dear Editor – I would appreciate a space in your letters column for my views to be heard. This is about the condemnable activity in West Honiara’s Karaina community. People in the community need not to take law in their own hands. Work for your living and stop the dependent mentality. The dependent mentality can…

62 calls, 35 arrests; Crime remains high

A TOTAL of 62 phone calls for police intervention have been recorded by police last week, five less than the previous week (67). Of the calls, police made 35 arrests. According to data released by police, disturbances and disorderly behaviour as a result of alcohol, continued to be a major problem in the society. From…

Solo Beautification receives education grant

For the past six years, Solomon Islands Tobacco Company (SITCO) has been a dedicated supporter of the   “SEB Youth Training program”.  In 2006 SEB realized there was a great need in the community for training in the field of Urban Beautification through Environmentally enhanced programs. In discussion with TAFE Queensland, the training materials for the…

Political party recognises new chief

The United Democratic Party for Social Reform and Economic Advancement (UDP) yesterday paid a courtesy call on the newly elected Paramount Chief of Burns Creek, Chief Peter Usi to congratulate and show support for his leadership. In a statement from the party, spokesperson Baranabas Henson said UDP recognizes the importance of working together with chiefs…